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JUDICIAL REVIEW AND STATUTORY APPEAL - Practice and procedure - Discovery and disclosure - Production and inspection of documents

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 8:58 AM  

Submissions on necessity of documentary disclosure in support of applicant's affidavit associated with judicial review application. The applicant sought judicial review of a decision by the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board and submitted a request for documentary disclosure. The Board objected to disclosure of certain documents pursuant to Rule 318 on the basis the documents were protected by legal professional privilege. Another judge of the Federal Court of Appeal issued a direction for submissions on the necessity of disclosure. The Board maintained that the...